Whats new in Sitecore 8.1

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December 03, 2015

Whats new in Sitecore 8.1

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December 03, 2015
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  1. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Sitecore 8.1 New features December 2015
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Agenda • Experience Platform / Experience Management • Language Fallback • IP GeoLocation • Device Detection • FxM Improvements • Content Testing • Experience Editor • General Technical Updates
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Simplify Options and Drive Adoption Experience Management (CMS) Experience Platform (xDB)
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Marketing Apps Federated Experience Sitecore Experience Platform Segmentation (List Manager) Experience Analytics Web Experience Email Experience Experience Automation Experience Content Manager Experience Optimization Experience Profile Mobile Experience EXPERIENCE PLATFORM CRM Media SharePoint CONNECT Microsoft Technology Stack Sitecore Cloud Services on Microsoft Azure Print Commerce E-mail UI / SPEAK FOUNDATION Content Experience Database ADD-ONS Commerce
  5. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Marketing Apps Federated Experience Sitecore Experience Management Segmentation (List Manager) Experience Analytics Web Experience Email Experience Experience Automation Experience Content Manager Experience Optimization Experience Profile Mobile Experience EXPERIENCE PLATFORM CRM Media SharePoint CONNECT Microsoft Technology Stack Sitecore Cloud Services on Microsoft Azure Print Commerce E-mail UI / SPEAK FOUNDATION ADD-ONS Commerce Content Experience Database
  6. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Experience Management Designed to support customers not ready for the entire Experience Platform. Provides a simple upgrade path for 6 & 7 non-DMS customers. Enabled in configuration or through license capabilities.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Experience Platform Features  Content Editing • xEditor (inline text and design editor) • Content Editor (content-only editing – designed recoupled)  Experience Explorer • Design and marketing simulator, see and experience site prior to publishing  Detection Services • Detect the visitors device details • Locate the visitor based on their IP address  Personalization • Rules engine + author interface with access to in-session and historical visitor data. • Rules development framework for creating custom conditions  Campaign Creation Tool • Step-by-step tool for creating + publishing multichannel campaigns • In context reports with drill links to more detailed reports  Experience Optimization • Test all content and design changes and produce reports + insights  xAnalytics, xProfile & Path Analyzer • All of Sitecore’s reports fueled by xDB’s data.  Federated Experience Manager • Inject content and track experiences on non-Sitecore sites.  Web forms for marketers • Create forms in a user friendly environment • Post data to the visitors history, extract lists or integrate with 3rd party systems • Marketing automation, track dropout, test and analyze behavior  Print Experience Manager • Online Document Generator, Rendition Builder  Sitecore Commerce • Merchandiser Manager • Commerce Engagement Automation  Sitecore Social (including Komfo & Social Connect) • Publish social content to various social networks from Sitecore management interfaces • Social login integration capabilities • Komfo social monitoring and management  Email Experience Manager, List Management, Segmentation & Automation • Create and send mass emails with personalization and advanced tracking tools • Create dynamic segments from xDB’s contacts • Import and new contacts from external files • Marketing automation through drag and drop interface, custom rules and actions are supported  Fully Compatible  Compatible with limits  Not Compatible
  8. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Experience Management Features  Content Editing • xEditor (inline text and design editor) • Content Editor (content-only editing – designed recoupled)  Experience Explorer • Design and marketing simulator, see and experience site prior to publishing  Detection Services (in-session only) • Detect the visitors device details • Locate the visitor based on their IP address  Personalization – Current Interaction • Rules engine + author interface with access to in-session visitor data ONLY. • Rules development framework for creating custom conditions  Personalization – Historical • Rules engine + author interface with access to historical visitor data. • Rules development framework for creating custom conditions  Campaign Creation Tool (in-session only) • Step-by-step tool for creating + publishing multichannel campaigns • In context reports with drill links to more detailed reports  Experience Optimization • Test all content and design changes and produce reports + insights  xAnalytics, xProfile & Path Analyzer • All of Sitecore’s reports fueled by xDB’s data.  Federated Experience Manager • Inject content and track experiences on non-Sitecore sites.  Web forms for marketers (store in SQL database) • Create forms in a user friendly environment • Post data to the forms database, extract lists or integrate with 3rd party systems • Marketing automation, track dropout, test and analyze behavior  Print Experience Manager • Online Document Generator, Rendition Builder  Sitecore Commerce (no experience tracking) • Merchandiser Manager • Commerce Engagement Automation  Sitecore Social (no social content stored in profile) • Publish social content to various social networks from Sitecore management interfaces • Social login integration capabilities • Komfo social monitoring and management  Email Experience Manager, List Management, Segmentation & Automation • Create and send mass emails with personalization and advanced tracking tools • Create dynamic segments from xDB’s contacts • Import and new contacts from external files • Marketing automation through drag and drop interface, custom rules and actions are supported  Fully Compatible  Compatible with limits  Not Compatible
  9. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Sitecore Experience Platform // Technology Sitecore© Experience Database™ SESSION STATE COLLECTION CONTENT DELIVERY INDEXING PROCESSING REPORTING DATA REPORTING SERVICE EXPERIENCE PROFILE EXPERIENCE ANALYTICS EXPERIENCE CHANNELS MARKETING AUTOMATION Sitecore© Experience Management
  10. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Sitecore Experience Management // Technology Sitecore© Experience Database™ SESSION STATE COLLECTION CONTENT DELIVERY INDEXING PROCESSING REPORTING DATA REPORTING SERVICE EXPERIENCE PROFILE EXPERIENCE ANALYTICS EXPERIENCE CHANNELS MARKETING AUTOMATION Sitecore© Experience Management
  11. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Enhanced Language & Localization Support Language Fallback
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Language Fallback Simplifies management across multiple languages or regions Allows content to fall-back to another language version ◼ Per Site ◼ Per Language ◼ Item Level ◼ Field Level Off by default. Keep an eye on the performance cost! https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/language_fallback
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Language Fallback // Item Level Enable Item Fallback Enables fallback functionality for this item. If no published version exists for context item, fallback will be used. Enforce Version Presence Item will return 404 if no version exists for context language.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Language Fallback // Field Level Enable field level fallback Enables unpopulated fields to take their value from the fallback language version. Enable versioned field level fallback Enables fallback settings for a specific field for a specific language.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Sitecore Integrated Services IP Geo-location Device Detection
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Detection Services // IP Geo-Location IP Geolocation integrated into the platform Cloud-based service, hosted and delivered by Sitecore Includes individual version support 6.4.1, 6.5, 6.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.5, 8.0, 8.1 and later Subscription sign-up through the Sitecore App Center https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/ip_geolocation
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Detection Services // Device Detection Allows personalisation on over 650 device capabilities. • Rules for Component Personalisation • Rules for Devices • Analytics Device Detection integrated as a part of the platform in 8.1 and is not backwards compatible. All detections occur on the Content Delivery server for website performance Subscription sign up through the Sitecore App Center https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/device_detection
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Additional Power on External Sites (FXM) Webforms for Marketers Support Capture External Data Outcomes
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Federated Experience Manager // More Web Forms for Marketers support ◼ Place forms on non-Sitecore websites ◼ MVC forms support only Support for capturing custom data values in external websites; ◼ Form data ◼ URL parameters ◼ Page Element values (such as monetary values) Outcomes support https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/federated_experience_manager
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Other Improvements Content Testing Experience Editor
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // Content Testing Two KPIs added to each rule in the dialog ◼ Effect measures how the rule improves Engagement Value based on past tests ◼ Reach measures the percentage of site visitors that have seen the rule Ability to Cancel Tests Better logic for tests on multiple languages and devices ◼ Allow users to run individual tests on the same page in different languages ◼ Test of content changes are now across devices, as the page items content is shared between devices ◼ Better help and information to the users over these features 78% 22% https://doc.sitecore.net/sitecore_experience_platform/content_testing
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // Experience Editor ‘Versions’ tab was added to the ribbon. Ability to toggle between and edit different versions in the Experience Editor.
  23. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // Experience Editor Ability to toggle between the shared or final layout of a page. Edit the layout shared between version or the specifically versioned layout.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // Experience Editor Validations and proofing is now available for the editors in the Experience Editor. Page validation is highlighted below the ribbon. Field validations are highlighted in place on the page.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Technical Updates ASP.NET MVC SPEAK MongoDB
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // web.config reduction Creation of App_Config/Sitecore.config Web.config reduced from 4000 to 250 lines
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // ASP.NET MVC MVC support update ◼ Sitecore will ship with ASP.Net MVC 5.2.3. ◼ MVC Layouts, Controller Renderings and View Renderings support MVC Areas. ◼ Improved support for IDependencyResolver in SitecoreControllerFactory ◼ Option to insert MVC Layout in Layouts folder.
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // SPEAK SPEAK Core framework ◼ Release of a new Core v2.0 ⚫ Binding ⚫ Composite Components Component Library ◼ Release of Component Library v2.0 Maintenance ◼ 7.5 Updates ◼ 8.0 Updates ◼ Bugfixes in the v1.1 Core and Library for 8.1 Platform Education And Knowledge Transfer ◼ Guidance Repository 1.0 ⚫ Code Guidelines and styles ⚫ For internal and external users https://doc.sitecore.net/speak
  29. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Improvements // MongoDB The current version of MongoDB is now supported which contains many new features as well as performance enhancements. Utilises the Mongo 1.10 driver only Mongo 2.0 driver is not supported Support for the following MongoDB Database Versions: ◼ MongoDB 2.6 mmapv1 ◼ MongoDB 3.0.4 mmapv1 ◼ MongoDB 3.0.4 WiredTiger
  30. © 2015 Sitecore Corporation A/S. All rights reserved. Sitecore® and

    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Next Steps
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Instructions for Installing Sitecore XP 8.1 • You need to get access to the Sitecore Partner Network (SPN) • Check the “How to download and install Sitecore XP 8.1 guide” • https://spn.sitecore.net/Products/NEW Sitecore XP 8_1.aspx • Request your Partner License (SPN) • Sitecore XP 8.1 requires a new type of License • https://spn.sitecore.net/en/Partner-Resources/Partner-License.aspx • Install Sitecore Experience Platform 8.1 Initial Release Note: Partner will need to be compliant in the Sitecore Partner Program to access SPN and request the Sitecore license key
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Where Can I Find Out More? More information Stay tuned for more enablement initiatives ◼ http://community.sitecore.net ◼ Partner Newsletter and Sitecore Partner Network ◼ Developer Hangouts on Sitecore 8 ⚫ http://plus.google.com/+sitecore Contact your local Sitecore Tech Presales and Services 8.1 Assets http://doc.sitecore.net http://dev.sitecore.net http://spn.sitecore.net – JetStream 8.1 http://launchsitecore.net Request a new 8.1 license file! ◼ https://spn.sitecore.net/en/Partner- Resources/Partner-License.aspx
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    Own the Experience® are registered trademarks of Sitecore Corporation A/S. All other brand and product names are the property of their respective owners. Questions?